Giving

Drop Shadow

A Journey through the Sacred Land of Haiti

Date and Time:

Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Location:

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Conference Room D

Cost:

Free

Details:

Three students and one alumna from the Master of Arts in Peace & Justice Studies program of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies recently journeyed on an immersion trip to Haiti. Hosted by a Claretian Catholic community and building on existing relationships with the Religious of the Sacred Heart, both in the village of Cazale approximately two hours from Port-au-Prince, the delegation focused on establishing a relationship with the community of Cazale, exchanging perspectives, and touring post-earthquake reconstruction projects implemented by Catholic Relief Services in cooperation with local communities.

Introduction: Topher McDougal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

Panelists:
Jeanette Gonzalez (delegation leader)
Anne Chmilewski
Justine Darling, '11
Monica Wanjiku Kinyua

Free and open to the public. No RSVP is needed and participants should feel free to bring a lunch. Light refreshments will be provided.

Contact:

Joan B. Kroc Institute For Peace and Justice
ipj@sandiego.edu
619-260-7509